Newsletter, February 2001

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In This Issue You'll Find:

  • Workshop and Website News. See below.
  • Richard Peck, Featured Author.

Workshop News

I've Read the Book, Now What? Workshops for Teachers of grades 2-6 by Carol Hurst:

  • - use literature across the curriculum
  • - connect your reading program to content areas
  • - motivate your readers
  • - complement your reading program with meaningful activities
  • - enhance comprehension through conversation
  • - use a variety of genre
  • - storytell and read aloud as powerful extensions of literature
  • March 6, 2001 - New Jersey
    • Holiday Parsipanny
    • 707 Route 46 East
    • Parsippany, NJ
  • April 3, 2001 - Connecticut
    • Ramada Inn- Capitol Hill
    • 440 Asylum Street
    • Hartford, CT
  • May 8, 2001 - Massachusetts
    • Holiday Inn Springfield
    • 711 Dwight Street
    • Springfield, MA
To register call Literacy Corner at 877-346-9737

While we're at it here are the rest of Carol's upcoming workshops:

  • April 29, 2001 - Preconvention Institute. IRA, New Orleans, LA.
  • June 27, 2001 - Literature Conference. New Ulm, Minnesota.
  • July 20, 2001 - Literature Conference. Orange County, California.
  • July 25, 2001 - Early Childhood Institute. Dallas, Texas.

For more information on any of these write to Carol Hurst at rebecca@carolhurst.com. For more information on Carol Hurst and her work in schools and conferences see Carol Otis Hurst Consulting.

Website News:

The Association of Jewish Libraries has released their 2000 Notable Books with Jewish content listing. Read more at:
http://www.carolhurst.com/subjects/AJL2000.html

There's a new article onsite about books in which the characters learn to read or are immersed in books in one way or another. Read More.

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